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Kate Watts on White-crowned Pigeons

The Florida Keys Audubon Society will continue its speaker series on Wednesday, March 8, with Kate Watts, the Lead Wildlife Biologist at the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex. 

Watts will give a talk entitled “From Zapata to Duval Street - A Look into the Captivating Life of the White-crowned Pigeon.” 

The talk will begin at 6:30 p.m. on March 8 and take place at the Key West Garden Club at 1100 Atlantic Boulevard.

Admissions is free and open to anyone who is interested.

She’ll be discussing the life history, distribution and movement of the the white-crowned pigeon, as well as trends in nesting in the lower Keys. She will alsohighlight things that people can do to help conserve these unique birds.

Kate Watts is the Lead Wildlife Biologist at the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex, coordinating research and monitoring of over 30 federally listed plants and animals that call the Lower Keys home.  Her background in avian research has allowed her to live all across the US, working with species ranging from the Red Knots and Piping Plovers of Delaware Bay, Marbled Godwits of Humboldt Bay, waterfowl and shorebirds in the California's Central Valley, California Condors of Los Padres National Forest and the Great White Heron of the Florida Keys.  Of course, she enjoys birding in her spare time. 

For more information email or leave a voicemail at 305-771-5807.

Earlier Event: February 5
Super Bowl Sunday Bird Walk 2017
Later Event: April 5
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